#ICYMI: Alia Bhatt's female-led YRF spy film 'Alpha' begins filming; Kill to be remade by John Wick's director

From new teasers and trailers to important announcements, catch up on this week's entertainment highlights!

Vruddhi Bagadia
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This week, the entertainment industry saw alot of exciting updates with several announcements and trailers catching our attention. Alia Bhatt starrer 'Alpha', the first female-led film in the YRF Spy Universe, revealed its title and teaser and has now begun filming. The english remake of Karan Johar and Guneet Monga's 'Kill' was announced and 'John Wick's director Chad Stahelski will helm the project. Additionally, Donald Glover unveiled the trailer for his new movie, 'Bando Stone & the New World', and Fawad Khan announced his Bollywood comeback after 8 years. 

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Read about all of this and more that happened through the week!

Donald Glover unveils the trailer for his new movie Bando Stone & the New World

Donald Glover stars as Bando Stone in his new movie, Bando Stone & the New World, a post-apocalyptic adventure filled with action, monsters, and dinosaurs. The film features also features a soundtrack by Childish Gambino and follows Bando's journey to deliver mail and survive in a dangerous new world.

Prateik Babbar joins Salman Khan and Sathyaraj in ‘Sikandar’ 

Prateik Babbar has joined the cast of 'Sikandar' alongside Salman Khan and Sathyaraj. The film, directed by A.R. Murugadoss and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, is set for a grand release on Eid 2025. With a star-studded cast, including Rashmika Mandanna, 'Sikandar' promises to be a thrilling cinematic experience.

Fawad Khan set for Bollywood comeback after 8 years.

Fawad Khan is set to make his Bollywood comeback after an 8-year gap. The actor will star alongside Vaani Kapoor in a yet-untitled romantic comedy, directed by Aarti Bagdi. The film will be shot entirely in the UK, marking a grand return for Khan to the Indian film industry. 

Sonakshi Sinha starrer Kakuda trailer released

Sonakshi Sinha's upcoming film, 'Kakuda', is set to release on July 12. Directed by Aditya Sarpotdar, the horror-comedy stars Riteish Deshmukh and Saqib Saleem alongside Sonakshi. The trailer promises a unique blend of humor, offering a fresh take on the genre. 

Mrunal Thakur to join Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt in Son of Sardaar 2

Mrunal Thakur joins Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt in 'Son of Sardaar 2'. The sequel to the 2012 comedy will see Ajay and Sanjay reprise their roles, with Mrunal taking over as the female lead. The film is set to begin shooting in Scotland soon. With a fresh storyline and intense rivalry between Ajay and Sanjay's characters, 'Son of Sardaar 2' promises an exciting new take on the original.

 Alia Bhatt, Sharvari's to join the YRF spy universe with a female led action thriller 'Alpha' 

Alia Bhatt and Sharvari will star as super agents in YRF spy universe's first female-led film, titled ‘Alpha’. The movie, directed by Shiv Rawail, has started filming. The title announcement came with a teaser featuring a voiceover by Alia Bhatt and a glimpse of the film's design.

Pixar teases Inside Out 2 spin-off series 'We Have Finished'

Pixar's Pete Docter has confirmed that the ‘Inside Out’ spinoff series is complete and will debut on Disney+ in spring 2025. The series will explore the power of dreams and their impact on our waking lives, building on the themes of the original film. A specific release date has not been announced but the series is titled 'We Have Finished'.

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Chad Stahelski to produce the English remake of 'Kill'.

Karan Johar and Guneet Monga's Indian action film ‘Kill’ will be remade in English with ‘John Wick’ director Chad Stahelski producing. The original film, directed by Nikhil Nagesh Bhat, has received rave reviews and released in theaters this weekend. The English remake will be produced by Stahelski, Jason Spitz, and Alex Young under 87Eleven Entertainment.

TVF's 'Half CA' Renewed for a second season

TVF continues to captivate audiences with its unique storytelling, producing shows that deeply resonate with viewers. The success of its inspirational drama series 'Half CA' is a prime example, with the first season receiving an overwhelmingly positive response. A second season of 'Half CA' has been announced which was unveiled on the 76th Chartered Accountants' Day.


First look of Ridley Scott’s sequel 'Gladiator II' out.

The first-look photos of Gladiator II have been released, featuring Paul Mescal as Lucius and Pedro Pascal as Roman general Acacius. Set 15 years after the original film, Gladiator II follows Lucius, the former heir to the Empire and son of Lucilla, in a story of survival, power struggles, and resilience.

MTV original series production ‘Primetime with the Murthys’ a contemporary family fiction show premiers on JioCinema Premium

'Primetime with the Murthys' is a series exploring contemporary themes relevant to Gen Z, set to premiere on July 3 on JioCinema. This MTV Original Series tackles critical dialogues, offering a relatable narrative that navigates the complexities of modern urban family life. The show provides a unique co-viewing experience for Gen Z and their families, encouraging reflection on the challenges of urban life.

Well, that wraps up our updates for this week! Hope you enjoyed!

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